Hexafluoroisopropyl iodide

  • 1,1,1,2,3,3,3-Heptafluoro-2-iodopropane
Formula
C3F7I
Structure
Description
Clear light purple liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
677-69-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-643-3
R 36/37/38
S 23 26 36
Beilstein/Gmelin
1841228
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3F7I
Formula mass
295.92
Melting point, °C
-56
Boiling point, °C
39
Vapor pressure, mmHg
430 (25 C)
Density
2.077 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.3237 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
4.08
Heat of vaporization
27.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Dark room.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Irritating and toxic fumes and gases.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
5
Autoignition, °C
325
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.